The "Worldwide Exchange" crew discusses the morning's top attention-grabbing headlines, including an article by Karl Rove in the Wall Street Journal about GOP candidate Donald Trump's poll standing against Democratic challenger Hillary Clinton.
Discussing whether a Cruz White House would be the best for business, and what the public think about the various candidates' trade policies, with CNBC Senior Contributor Larry Kudlow.
Derek Scissors from the American Enterprise Institute raises concerns about China's weak imports.
Jing Ulrich, managing director and vice chairman, Asia Pacific at JPMorgan Chase, talks about the Chinese economy while the annual NPC meeting is in progress.
Private equity (PE) investors have grown cautious against a backdrop of slowing growth in Japan and China, warns Shirley Chua, CEO & MD of Golden Equator Capital.
Seasonal distortions are to blame for China's dismal trade data, according to Jessica Tilton, Head of Markets for Asia at National Australia Bank.
Crucial data is due to drop from Asia's major economies this week, particularly Chinese trade and inflation numbers and Japan's final GDP estimate.
The S&P 500 has risen about 200 percent since it plummeted to 676 on March 9, 2009, in the heat of the financial crisis.
Claude Barfield, Resident Scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and Thea Lee, Deputy Chief of Staff at AFL-CIO debate U.S. free trade policies and the trade positions of presidential candidates.
The trade gap increased 2.2 percent to $45.7 billion. December's trade deficit was revised up to $44.7 billion.
If Donald Trump becomes president, these companies stand to see sales dips, CNBC's Jim Cramer says.
If the U.K. left the European Union, the 28-nation bloc would lose nearly $3 trillion in annual GDP.
We're not heading for another global financial crisis or even a hard landing in China, South Korea's finance minister and deputy PM told CNBC.
There's a data barrage out of Japan, Australia and South Korea, as well as China's official and Caixin PMI, and few commentators expect good news.
CNBC's Rick Santelli breaks down the latest data on goods and services, and trade. And CNBC's Steve Liesman weighs in on why he continues to keep his eye on the jobs number.
The low price of oil is allowing cargo vessels to avoid the Suez and Panama canal tariffs and take the long way round Africa instead.
The Australian treasurer Scott Morrison says China's economy is transitioning and Australia is synchronized with that change.
Unless China's economic slowdown worsens dramatically, Hong Kong will likely grow by 1-2 percent this year, says HSBC's John Zhu.
Australia's new trade minister has a message to the world: there's more to the country than just commodities.
Australia's new Trade Minister Steven Ciobo tells CNBC how Australia is positioning itself as an investment destination.